30MAY 2017
Lake Waikaremoana Great Walk

Lake Waikaremoana Great Walk

Journey deep into New Zealand s last frontier, a land cloaked in mist, mysticism and primordial forest. This unique Great Walk is a hut-to-hut hiking expedition, circumnavigating beautiful Lake Waikaremoana, with secluded beaches, fascinating history and truly breathtaking views. Day One 10.5 kms, 4…

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23MAY 2017
Antelope Island, Great Salt Lake

Antelope Island, Great Salt Lake

Park Programs and Events February 27 Guided Ranch Tours Come and join us at 2:00 pm for guided tours with the curator at the Fielding Garr Ranch. See the entire ranch site from the original ranch house, shearing barns and corrals. Please be sure to dress for the weather as the tour is in the cold weather. For more information call (801) 649-5742. March 26 Guided Ranch Tours…

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16MAY 2017
Lake Superior Railroad Museum Duluth MN

Lake Superior Railroad Museum Duluth MN

We are proud to make the Lake Superior Railroad Museum available to large group events and educational programs. From corporate retreats or weddings, to class trips or boyscout merit badges, the Railroad Museum has options that fit your needs. The following five programs are examples of items we can emphasize for your educational group. These programs are present by LSRM Education…

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09MAY 2017
Size of Lake Huron

Size of Lake Huron

Lipid concentrations of Bythotrephes cederstroemi were compared among three Great Lakes, Erie, Huron, and Michigan, in an effort to investigate the phenotypic plasticity in size displayed among the lakes. Four developmental stages were measured in Lakes Erie and Huron and two stages were studied in Lake Michigan. With a gravimetric extraction method, the total lipid concentration…

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02MAY 2017
What is the depth of Lake Huron?

What is the depth of Lake Huron?

Submersed macrophyte communities and turbidity near shore were measured from 1991 to 1993 to determine if more light resulting from colonization of zebra mussels ( Dreissena polymorpha Pallas) into Saginaw Bay in 1990 corresponded with changes in macrophyte distribution. Turbidity was sampled along five transects distributed at intervals perpendicular to the perimeter of inner…

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25APR 2017
Spiral Jetty, Great Salt Lake

Spiral Jetty, Great Salt Lake

Think of one place in Utah where people come from all over the world to visit. Zion National Park? Temple Square? Arches National Park? If you guessed any of these glorious places, you d be right, but you may be surprised to know that the Spiral Jetty fits this description, too. Created in 1970 by renowned artist/sculptor Robert Smithson, the Spiral Jetty forms a massive coil…

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18APR 2017
Great Lakes shipping Schedule

Great Lakes shipping Schedule

Federal Atlantic Lakes Line (FALLine), a division of Fednav International Ltd., has operated a scheduled cargo liner service from Europe to ports along the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence system for more than 55 years. FALLine offers a value-added liner shipping service beyond conventional ocean transport, providing a regular westbound maritime service connecting Northern Europe to…

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11APR 2017
Great Salt Lake Brine Shrimp Cooperative

Great Salt Lake Brine Shrimp Cooperative

Harvest The Brine Shrimp Harvest The brine shrimp harvest on the Great Salt Lake is an annual event which is regulated and monitored by the Utah State Division of Wildlife Resources. The State of Utah issues 79 permits or Certificates of Registration’s (COR) to Brine Shrimp companies. These permits usually reflect the value of a company. Due to the State only issuing 79 COR’s…

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